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Secret Language in Budget Deal Revealed

Real Clear Politics Staff

Sen. Jeff Sessions revealed that language was slipped into the budget deal eliminating a provision that required 60 votes in the Senate to increase spending and taxes beyond what was specified in the sequester. Under the rule change, only a simple majority would be required. 

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